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: who is steve rogers who you interview here? >> guest: steve rogers from chicago is a professor at the kellogg school of management at northwestern university. >> host: what was his connection with president obama? >> guest: like many african americans, businessmen and leaders who i interviewed, he was an early backer and supporter of obama. after obama lost a congressional primary to bobby rush in 2000, rush is a former black panther, now a congressman, he was deeply in debt, he went around looking for people to donate money to his cause and steve rogers, very successful businessman at that time before he became a professor gave him $6,000 to pay off some of his personal debts. in return obama promised that he would visit steve rogers and if he won a u.s. senate seat and speak to them so he did win the u.s. senate seat. rogers never heard from him. he called up and asked obama what he come? obama said i am too busy. i am getting phone calls from warren buffett and steve jobs and bill gates and all these important people and rogers said you promised and obama told him you are no
. i'd like to hand over to steve clemens who's moderating this session. .. >> thank you all for joining us. when i was thinking about the title today and thinking about our panel, it occurred to me, and i went online to find a chinese event that is being held right now looking at u.s. grand strategy, canada, japan and india. there are no canadian, japanese americans or canadians on china's panel. don't have any chinese with us today but we should have a lot of fun discussing that our national strategies but involving in the asian pacific region and with china but i want to acknowledge that that voice wasn't with us today. that might give us more room to run. because we don't have a chinese voice on face, some years ago going to china and than the equivalent of the policy planning director and i said finally i can ask china but its grand strategy is. this is about 2004. and i said what is your grand strategy? he says how to keep the americans distracted and small middle eastern countries. [laughter] that seems to be shifting. as we discuss this one of the interesting things a
states and i'm still cooking. [laughter] >> steve ford, linda johnson rod and jenna and barbara bush on growing up in the white house sunday evening at 7:30 p.m. pacific. >> a group of health care policy analysts discuss proposals to raise the eligibility age for medicare and the effect it would have on seniors. currently, 65 year olds get medicare benefits. the alliance for health reform hosted panelists from aarp, the kaiser family foundation, and the american benefits council. this is an hour and a half. >> [inaudible conversations] >> if i can have your attention we're going to try to get started. my name is ed howard. i'm with the alliance for health reform, and i want to welcome you on behalf of our board of directors and our honorary leadership, senators rockefeller and blunt, to a program about proposals to gradually increase the age for medicare eligibility from 65 years to 67. now, it's a topic that's been under discussion for a long time, back when i was on the staff of the didn't exist and house aging committee. this was a topic that came up from time to time. it's partic
. [laughter] >> steve ford and jenna and barbara bush on growing up in the white house. sunday evening at 7:30 p.m. eastern and pacific. it's part of american history tv right through christmas day on c-span3. >> senator daniel inouye died monday at the age of 88. senator inouye, and world war ii medal of honor recipient spend 50 years in the senate. members of the public will be allowed to view his casket in the rotunda. friday at 10:30 p.m. eastern, the public memorial will be held at the washington national cathedral. >> senator kay bailey hutchison, republican of texas, is retiring from the senate after serving four terms. she will be replaced by republican ted cruz, a former texas solicitor general. she delivers her farewell remarks on the senate floor. this is 25 minutes. week there would have been so much joy in the halls of the capitol bringing with the laughter and the anticipation of our seasons happiest time. but in just one weekend, a sadness have said in with the news of the massacre of innocent children in newtown, connecticut, followed by the loss of our wonderful colleague,
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